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Reducing Concussion Risk in Youth Athletes

Football is a tough game, played by strong human beings, who are successful when they impose their will on another. The nature of the 21st century...

Time Your Recovery to Build Muscle

Have you ever tried to build muscle and got into a heated argument with a local gym rat about the best approach? If so, you're not alone. There...

ACL 101: Get a Leg Up on The Nastiest Knee Injury

Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)—one of the four major knee ligaments—are among the most devastating injuries for athletes at any l...

4 Best Supplements for Football Players

Not all sports are created equal. Football, for instance, is among the most physically demanding. To be their best on the field, football players te...

Learn the Secrets of Tapering

There's a tried and true pre-race secret for runners to achieve optimum results. Not adding extra miles. And not a shocking nutrition hack. To re...

Male Soccer Players More Prone to Hamstring Strains

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men are more likely to strain a hamstring playing college soccer than women, according to a new analysis of National C...

Breaking Down the 'Runner's High': Why Your Run Suddenly Becomes More Enjoyable

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Although many people begin running as a practical path to weight loss or fitness, for many it becomes a love affair as the mi...

Basketball Plyometrics Exercises for Improved Vertical Jump

Throw down a momentum changer next basketball season. Defy the laws of gravity. You will not only help your team win, you will be showing off your...

How ACL Injuries Are Detected on the Field

You see an athlete go down and clutch his knee. The sports medicine staff sprints out and immediately begins assessing the situation, grabbing, bend...

How Runners Should React to Hip Pain

Runners need to be constantly aware of their bodies. In particular, these high-impact athletes need to watch how their bodies adapt to extra mileage...

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